April 17, 2004 Held


Slovak Republic

Election for Slovakian Presidency


Voter Participation

Cast Votes:1,827,282
Valid Votes:1,801,960
Invalid Votes:25,322

Vote Share by Candidate:

Ivan GAÅ PAROVIC1,079,592


Vladimir MECIAR722,368

Election Results Modified: Aug 17, 2023

General Information

At stake in this election:

  • The office of President of Slovakia

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Rudolf SCHUSTER
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Mikulas DZURINDA
  • Assembly: Slovakia has a unicameral National Council of the Slovak Republic (Narodna Rada Slovenskej Republiky) with 150 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by direct popular vote to serve a 5-year term.
  • In the National Council of the Slovak Republic (Narodna Rada Slovenskej Republiky) 150 members are elected by proportional representation to serve 4-year terms.

Main Candidates in the Second Round of the Presidential race:

    • Party: Movement for Democracy and SMER / (HDZ - SMER)
  • Vladimir MECIAR
    • Party: Movement for a Democratic Slovakia-People's Party / (HZDS-LS)

Population and registered voters:

  • Population: 5,372,280 (2004)
  • Registered Voters: 4,202,597 (2004)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 2,766,407 (2004)

·         Is Slovakia a signatory to CEDAW: No

·         Has Slovakia ratified CEDAW: Yes, succession (28 May 1993)

·         Gender Quota: No (there are political parties that have voluntary gender quotas)

·         Female candidates in this election: No

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 29 (following the 2002 elections)

·         Human Development Index Position: 35 (2014)

·         Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: N/A

Disability Data:

·         Is Slovakia a signatory to CRPD: Yes (26 September 2007)

·         Has Slovakia ratified CRPD: Yes (26 May 2010)

·         Population with a disability: 805,842 (est.)

Election Modified: Aug 17, 2023

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